Archive for June, 2017

Varicose Eczema – Know the Treatment Options

Eczema (also known as dermatitis) is a dry skin condition which is highly individual in nature. According to the National Eczema Association, over 30 million Americans have some form of eczema. Varicose eczema is a common problem, particularly in the elderly. Also known as stasis or gravitational eczema, this skin condition affects the lower legs […]

Molecules in Parasitic Worm Can Help Prevent Amputations

Non-healing wounds in diabetic people often lead to amputation. Numbness in the feet due to diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage) can make people less aware of injuries and foot ulcers. A research conducted by James Cook University has found that a molecule produced by a Thai liver parasite could be the solution to those non-healing wounds. […]

Anti-MicroRNAs to Improve Slow-healing Wounds

Often wounds heal slowly due to inappropriate wound management, infection or because of an underlying disease such as diabetes. In such wounds, it is critical that the assessment and diagnostic process are correct. The more wound healing is delayed the more it impacts the patient. Wound clinics and hospitals can speed up their documentation process […]

Global Wound Care Market to Grow Faster through 2016 – 2024

Wounds are of various types such as abrasion, contusion, and laceration. Advanced wound care products and accurate documentation with wound EMR can help clinics speed up the process of healing chronic wounds in patients. A recent report from Zion Market Research provides in-depth analysis of the global wound care market including the most significant changes […]

Expressing Oneself – Is It Connected to Wound Healing?

A pen and paper, a journal or a diary, is it someway related to your health or wellness? Yes, says a recent report published in the American Psychological Association. This study was actually conducted to investigate whether pre-surgical expressive writing intervention could improve surgical wound healing. Seventy-six patients undergoing elective laparoscopic bariatric surgery were chosen […]